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The Old Man and the Sea

1952 . Fiction, Classics . Ernest Hemingway

8.2

Everyone

About the book

3.8/5.0

Librarian's note: An alternate cover edition can be found here This short novel, already a modern classic, is the superbly told, tragic story of a Cuban fisherman in the Gulf Stream and the giant Marlin he kills and loses — specifically referred to in the citation accompanying the author's Nobel Prize for literature in 1954.

Year:

1952

Language:

English

Publisher:

Scribner

Pages:

96

ISBN:

0684830493 (ISBN13: 9780684830490)

Reviews

Markus Marañon Straarup

1 year ago

10

Love this! So simple so good!

Michelle

1 year ago

7

Hemingway makes your heart go out to Santiago, an elderly fisherman, on his quest for a good catch after a long dry spell. Quite sad (and depressing at times) but beautifully written the way Hemingway does best

Maria Llamas

5 months ago

7

Lisbeth Kaae Holm

6 months ago

6

Caio Amorim

10 months ago

9

Nicklas Kongsgaard

1 year ago

7

Kasper Øelund

1 year ago

10

Mathias Ståhle

1 year ago

10